LANSING, Mich., Sept. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Accident Fund Insurance Company of America announces the appointment of James G. Agee as chair of its Board of Directors. Agee succeeds Charles L. Burkett who served as chair since June 2004.
Agee, who has served on Accident Fund's board since 2004, is the president of J.G. Agee Consultants, LLC, of Lansing. Previously, he was the first vice president of public finance at Banc One Capital Markets and served as superintendent and principal within Muskegon Public Schools. A former state legislator (1992-1998), nominee for Democratic lieutenant governor (1998), and former co-director of the Michigan Political Leadership Program at Michigan State University, Agee also sits on the board for Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan. Additionally, Agee served as a former board member of Blue Care Network. He is a graduate of Michigan State University and a seven-year resident of Laingsburg, Mich.
Burkett, who remains on Accident Fund's Board, is the retired administrative director of Michigan Farm Bureau. He formerly served on the Board for Blue Care Network and was formerly chair of the Board for Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan. He is a graduate of Western Michigan University and a 32-year resident of Portland, Mich.
Headquartered in Lansing, Michigan, Accident Fund Insurance Company of America is one of the nation's leading workers compensation insurers with more than $3 billion in assets. Founded in 1912, Accident Fund is rated "A" (Excellent) by A.M. Best and is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan. Accident Fund Insurance Company of America and its subsidiaries (Accident Fund National, Accident Fund General, United Wisconsin Insurance Company and CompWest) are licensed in 49 states plus the District of Columbia*. More information can be found at http://www.accidentfund.com .
*Licensing per state varies by subsidiary.
|SOURCE Accident Fund Insurance Company of America|
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